The first table below looks at the demand for HTTPS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HTTPS over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Berkshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HyperText Transport Protocol, Secure (HTTPS)
Rank 111 118 130
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +12
Contract jobs citing HTTPS 11 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.45% 0.041% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.74% 0.16% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 4
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+97.36% -48.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £190 £356
10% offered a daily rate of more than £417 £190 £447
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 - £40.75
Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
634 618 962
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.90% 25.63% 30.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 209 191
Average daily rate £325 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £140 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 25 45
Average hourly rate £17.50 £23.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.53% -21.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £15.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.44% -2.00%
HTTPS
South East

HTTPS
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HTTPS across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

HTTPS Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

HTTPS
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HTTPS across the Berkshire region.

HTTPS Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

HTTPS
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HTTPS across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

HTTPS Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

HTTPS
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HTTPS across the Berkshire region.

HTTPS Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

HTTPS
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HTTPS within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +7 7 £383 +101.31% 2
HTTPS
South East

HTTPS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing HTTPS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited HTTPS.

1 12 (85.71%) HTTP
2 11 (78.57%) Windows
3 10 (71.43%) FTP
4 8 (57.14%) Performance Analysis
4 8 (57.14%) HTML
4 8 (57.14%) JavaScript
4 8 (57.14%) .NET
4 8 (57.14%) IIS
4 8 (57.14%) ASP.NET
4 8 (57.14%) Internet
5 7 (50.00%) CSS
6 5 (35.71%) Web Development
7 4 (28.57%) C++
7 4 (28.57%) SQL
7 4 (28.57%) Java
7 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
8 3 (21.43%) Introscope
8 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
8 3 (21.43%) Shell Script
8 3 (21.43%) Middleware
8 3 (21.43%) ISEB
8 3 (21.43%) QuickTest Pro
8 3 (21.43%) LoadRunner
8 3 (21.43%) VB
8 3 (21.43%) WebLogic
8 3 (21.43%) JDBC
8 3 (21.43%) ODBC
8 3 (21.43%) UNIX
8 3 (21.43%) Solaris
8 3 (21.43%) Linux

HTTPS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing HTTPS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited HTTPS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (57.14%) IIS
2 3 (21.43%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 12 (85.71%) HTTP
2 10 (71.43%) FTP
3 8 (57.14%) Internet
4 2 (14.29%) MPLS
4 2 (14.29%) OSPF
4 2 (14.29%) BGP
4 2 (14.29%) EIGRP
4 2 (14.29%) IGRP
4 2 (14.29%) Firewall
4 2 (14.29%) IPsec
4 2 (14.29%) VLAN
4 2 (14.29%) DNS
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (14.29%) FWSM
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (14.29%) ATM
4 2 (14.29%) LAN
4 2 (14.29%) WAN
4 2 (14.29%) SMTP
4 2 (14.29%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Toad
1 3 (21.43%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (21.43%) LoadRunner
1 3 (21.43%) Introscope
1 3 (21.43%) Rational Performance Tester
1 3 (21.43%) JProfiler
General
1 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
2 2 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (7.14%) Legal
3 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Support Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Test Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Support
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Network Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Salesforce.com Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Escalation Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) ASP.NET
1 8 (57.14%) HTML
1 8 (57.14%) .NET
2 7 (50.00%) CSS
3 3 (21.43%) JDBC
3 3 (21.43%) ODBC
3 3 (21.43%) Middleware
4 1 (7.14%) Visualforce
4 1 (7.14%) J2EE
4 1 (7.14%) Struts
4 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Statistics
1 1 (7.14%) Smart Meter
1 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) Solaris
2 3 (21.43%) Linux
2 3 (21.43%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Performance Analysis
2 5 (35.71%) Web Development
3 3 (21.43%) Software Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Performance Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Functional Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Usability Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Network Design
4 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 2 (14.29%) Regression Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Validation
5 1 (7.14%) Scrum
5 1 (7.14%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (7.14%) TOGAF
5 1 (7.14%) CRM
5 1 (7.14%) ERP
5 1 (7.14%) Project Management
5 1 (7.14%) ITIL
5 1 (7.14%) DoDAF
5 1 (7.14%) Project Planning
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 4 (28.57%) SQL
2 4 (28.57%) C++
2 4 (28.57%) Java
3 3 (21.43%) VB
3 3 (21.43%) Shell Script
4 1 (7.14%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) ISEB
1 3 (21.43%) ISTQB
2 2 (14.29%) MCPD
2 2 (14.29%) Degree
2 2 (14.29%) MCSE
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (14.29%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) nmon
2 1 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Juniper
2 2 (14.29%) CheckPoint
2 2 (14.29%) VMware
2 2 (14.29%) F5
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco
3 1 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (7.14%) HP